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Pennsylvania House of Representatives




Session Position District Party
1931-1932 Republican
1933-1934 Republican
 Counties   Somerset


10/12/1873 - 01/07/1969

GRIFFITH, John Walter, a Representative from Somerset County; born, October 12, 1873 in Jenner Township, Somerset County, Pa.; public school teacher, Somerset County (6 years); clerk, general store and post office, Jenner (3 years); elected, clerk, Jenner Township; elected, auditor, Jenner Township; member, Republican State Committee; elected, sheriff, Somerset County (1919-1923); engaged, lumber and contracting business; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1930 and 1932; not a candidate for reelection to the House in the 1934 General election; swimming pool operator (25 years); died, January 7, 1969 in the city of Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania; interred, Jenners Crossroads Cemetery, Jenners Crossroads, Somerset County, Pennsylvania.